Job Purpose: Security & Liaison Officer will be responsible to manages all the security management matters of the mission according to the Organization’s standards, procedures and protocols. He/She will work under the direct supervision of the Country head of the mission and in close collaboration with the Logistic Coordinator and Project Managers / Coordinators.
-Establishes and maintains the overall security & liaison management of the mission.
-Establish and maintain the tracking and follow-up mechanism for mission and project-related authorization.
-Reviews and improves the existing mechanism to provide robust response/information/analysis about the security environment of the country and particularly related to the Organization’s areas of operations on regular basis. Develops SOPs and validation procedures.
-Establishes real-time system to generate alerts to sensitize the relevant Organization’s office/base/field of any security incidents or threats that may have a direct or indirect impact on staff safety and/or Organization’s affairs. Similarly produces and maintains the reports, to document further actions.
-Creates implements and follows up of security management tool: security trees, mapping, etc.
-Briefs new arrivals in the field on matters of security and about cultural and social customs.
-Identifies security training needs for staff and leads such training courses.
-Ensures the respect of safety precautions and regulations.
-Ensures close coordination with the logistics department: intervention in case of an incident, check of the security standards, communication and transportation means.
-Ensures tracking of Organization’s staff travelling across bases or to the project areas
-Requests to medical team any information that might affect the team safety or ORGANIZATION’S acceptance in the area of intervention (i.e. community resistance for family planning, vaccination, handling GBV cases, etc.)
-Ensures extended support to conduct a relevant assessment if the needs arise. Participates in exploratory missions and project openings when such occurs.
Liaison with Authorities and Humanitarian Actors
-Develops & maintains liaison with concern departments and authorities to have the latest information about their policies/procedures/protocols and requirements concerning I/NGOs.
-Develops a reliable network to extend the information sources: in support to the PMs and Coordinators, develops contacts with national partners on a zonal level (civil society, civil and military authorities, local NGOs, Ministry of Health representatives, etc.) in order to obtain all the information and agreements necessary for the integration of organization’s programs in the local context.
-Keeps informed of the country head of the organization of any information concerning changes in the procedures and/or the legal context frame.
-Liaises with and exchange information with other aid organizations and with the authorities.
-Participates in humanitarian security meetings.
-Red acts daily/weekly press/media review on the security situation
-Ensures capitalization of all the documents related to the security management
-Delivers monthly report and security follow up.
-Maintains and analyses incident reporting system
- Notifies the Country head of the organization immediately of any incident affecting Organization and of any significant event with a potential impact on the organisation.
·Security management skills
·Willingness and ability to work in unstable contexts
·Flexibility, and ability to work under pressure and in multicultural environments
·Ability to work independently and to be proactive
· Ability to identify needs and priorities and respond accordingly
-Advanced English, Urdu, other languages are added advantage.
-Use of computer software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)
The organization reserves the right to cancel the job posting at any time without any intimation or reason. The organization doesn’t allow or accept the candidate having multiple employments at the same time.